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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 29

  Overcoming Obstacles Joshua 6:1-5 We’ll face many types of hindrances in our life, such as a difficult boss, contrary family members, or financial trouble. But remember, nothing can touch you without God’s consent. Consider how unlikely a victory seemed … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 15

Eternal Life John 3:16-18 Each of us has a sin debt that we owe to God, but we’ve got no way to pay for it. None of our solutions—living a moral life, being religious, or doing more good deeds—can take … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 1

The Family Influence 1 Kings 15:8-34 The environment in which children grow up influences the rest of their life. The family dynamic, particularly parental behavior, impacts their perspective about themselves, others, and the Lord. In today’s reading, for example, consider … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 18

The Cross: The Heart of Christianity 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 The cross has become the symbol of Christianity, but it’s so much more than a mere piece of jewelry worn around the neck. The crucifixion of Christ is a central doctrine … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 2

On fasting The problem about avoiding our own pain admits a similar solution. Some ascetics have used self-torture. As a layman, I offer no opinion on the prudence of such a regimen; but I insist that, whatever its merits, self-torture … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 7

Restoring Relationships: Reconciliation, Not Always Resolution “Search for peace, and work to maintain it” (1 Peter 3:11 NLT). The seventh biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to emphasize reconciliation, not resolution. It’s unrealistic to expect everyone to agree about … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 5

Restoring Relationships: Fix the Problem, not the Blame “A gentle response defuses anger, but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire” (Proverbs 15:1 The Message). The fifth biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to attack the problem, not the person. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 4

Restoring Relationships: Defuse Anger with Confession “First get rid of the log in your own eye; then you will see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend’s eye” (Matthew 7:5 NLT). The fourth biblical step toward restoring … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 26

Are You Ever Troubled? Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you… —John 14:27 There are times in our lives when our peace is based simply on our own ignorance. But when we are awakened to the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 5

Partakers of His Suffering …but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings… —1 Peter 4:13 If you are going to be used by God, He will take you through a number of experiences that are not meant … Continue reading

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